GSA Mixed Media Explorations

  • $180.00

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GSA Mixed Media Explorations with oil paints & cold wax 

with Laurie Skantzos

6 WEEKS, WEDNESDAYS, APRIL 24 - MAY 29 12:30 - 3:30 PM

Welcome to a fun-filled six week course exploring the world of oil and cold wax! This medium is a true game changer for people interested in working with oils. We will be layering, scraping back, using solvent reductions, adding pastels, stamps, stencils and much more. Experimenting with a variety of tools such as brayers, clay modeling tools and “squeegies”, we will create beautifully layered paintings.

~Beginner to Experienced Level

Materials
  • Gamblin Cold Wax Medium
  • oil paints (variety of colours –try to include some transparent ones)
  • palette knives (at least one but feel free to try different shapes and sizes)
  • rigid surfaces such as cradled panel or masonite (with 2-3 coats of gesso) 8x10 to 30x30
  • Arches Oil Paper (1-2 full sheets or a pad)
  • Creative Catalyst Wedge (straight edge)
  • masking tape
  • rolls of paper towel
  • Pan Pastel (choose a favourite colour)
  • odourless mineral spirits (Gamblin is the “cleanest” - No Taltine Please)
  • lidded jar for your OMS
  • metal tipped squirt bottle
  • Speedy Carve Block (any size – don’t be afraid to go big!)
  • palette for mixing paint


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